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Francis R. "Fran" Collins

Born: 1929     Died: 2014

Francis R.

Francis R. “Fran” Collins. age 84. U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband for 55 years to Margaret “Peg” nee Tuite. Loving father of Theresa (Robert) Howard, Paul (Debra) Collins, Kathleen (Rene) Magno, Stephen (Sasha) Collins, Eileen (Michael) Rosenstiehl and Elizabeth “Lisa” (Matthew) Prost. Proud grandfather of Brian and Angela Howard; Stephen, Samantha, Sabrina and Jaida Collins; Zachary Rosenstiehl; Isaac, Mark and Daniel Prost. Dear brother of Rev. Daniel Collins and the late Robert Collins. Fond brother-in-law of Matthew (Marveen) Tuite and John (Lynne) Tuite. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday, 10:45 am from the Brady-Gill Funeral Home, 16600 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park to St. Stephen Deacon & Martyr Church. Mass 11:30 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Friday 2 to 9 pm. Member of Fr. Perez K. of C. Council #1444. Retired plumber after 40 years for C.H.A. Fran was an avid painter. In lieu of flowers donations to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 appreciated. (708) 614-9900 or


February 28, 2014  2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brady-Gill, Tinley Park   -   Map
16600 S. Oak Park Ave.
Tinley Park


March 1, 2014
Mass 11:30 am
St. Stephen Church, Tinley Park, IL

Final Disposition:

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Alsip, IL.



Katie Wickel 03-05-2014 21:07

I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time. With so much love, Katie

Ron & Jackie Collins 03-05-2014 19:43

Sorry to hear of Fran's passing. May God have mercy on his soul.

Sabrina Collins 03-04-2014 22:57

I love you, Grandpa.

Marianne Conone 03-01-2014 21:51

Dear Terri and family.
Im deeply sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayer are with you all. I hope that you have some comfort in knowing that your dad is at peace .

Sheryl Pollack 02-28-2014 17:41

I am truly saddened to hear about your father. I hope knowing how much we all care about you and your family will offer a little comfort during a difficult time.

Laurie Koetting 02-28-2014 14:05

Terri and family,

We are so very sorry for your loss, and all of you and Fran are in our prayers. I hope you find comfort and peace in your faith, and knowing he lived a wonderful life. We're sorry we couldn't be there with you this weekend.

Laurie (Dolak), Tom & Emily Koetting

Sarah Oldham 02-28-2014 13:00


My family is praying for peace for you and your family as you lay your dad to rest. Hugs to you and your family.

KRISHNA PATEL 02-28-2014 11:33

Terri am sorry to here about your loss, and i know that it can never be replaced by any thing in this world as i have gone through this. we know that his soul is at peace now and that his sufering is over. I will pray for you and your family.

Lisa Crisostomo 02-27-2014 19:54

My deepest sympathy to you and your family,Teri. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Georgeson Family 02-27-2014 16:35

We are so very sorry for your loss. We are very honored to have met Francis. Our deepest sympathy.


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